London Open 2009 Gallery
These pictures give you some idea of what it was like at the 2009 London Open. Not shown is the convenient Bistro in the premises where you can get a good meal and refreshments at meal times. International Students House also has a bar and provides internet access.
|The London Open 2009 was a Major in the Pandanet Go European Cup. Every top board game was broadcast live on Pandanet.||Our recorder Jiri Keller was calmly attentive at all times.|
|Players enjoying a game in the Pair-Go side event.||Serious concentration in the Portland accommodating the top 32 players.||Guo surrounded by players eager to get her words of advice.|
|The winner Zi Wang, left, and runner up Wei Wang replay their game before the closing ceremony. Guo is encouraging them from the sidelines off-camera.||Just one corner of the Theatre accommodating 100 of the players for the seven round London Open.||After the tournament and closing ceremony, we relax with a fun Rengo tournament.|
|Pair-Go winners Zhang Yanqi and Wei Wang.||Our sponsor was pleased to award second prize to tournament runner up Wei Wang.||Zi Wang seen beaming with the London Open Cup after his win. He took home the Pandanet and Winton cash prizes as well as a small trophy.|
After the Rengo side event, 30 of us walked to a meal at a nearby Indian restaurant, and finally back to ISH for fun games and New Years Eve celebrations in the Gulbenkian Room!